Seventh Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium:

Atlanta in the Anthropocene: The Making of a Resilient, Resourceful City

APRIL 9, 2019



Please join us on April 9, 2019 for the seventh annual Atlanta Studies Symposium, which will be hosted by the Georgia Institute of Technology and held at the Academy of Medicine (875 West Peachtree St., NW). In keeping with this year’s theme, “Atlanta in the Anthropocene: The Making of a Resilient, Resourceful City,” the symposium will bring together scholars from across the region to discuss Atlanta’s role in climate mitigation, and how Atlanta might respond to coming challenges. The symposium will also feature keynote addresses from J. Marshall Shepherd (University of Georgia) and Bartow Elmore (Ohio State University). See the full schedule of presentations below. 

The Atlanta Studies Symposium is free and open to the public, however, registration is now closed but a limited number of walk-ups will be accepted the morning of the symposium. 

Sponsors of this year’s symposium include the School of City and Regional Planning at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Federal Reserve Bank of AtlantaEmory University’s Center for Digital Scholarship and the Emory Writing Program, the Urban Studies Institute and the Department of History at Georgia State University, and the Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center

You can view a pdf of the Symposium program here.